• Winter visitors watching geysers erupting

    Yellowstone

    National Park ID,MT,WY

Visitation Statistics

Yellowstone hosts more than 3 million visits each year. Most of these visits happen between the months of May and September, but people do come to the park year-round. Whether you are a crowd-lover or a solitude-seeker, the table below will help you see how busy the park is each month of the year.
 
Graph showing average visitation to Yellowstone per month from 1979-2012. Raw numbers are included in the table below.
 
Month Average # of Visit (1979-2012)
% of Average Annual Visit
January 28,584 1.01 %
February 36,036 1.28 %
March 20,014 0.71 %
April 27,139 0.96 %
May 198,780 7.06 %
June 516,577 18.36 %
July 758,790 26.97 %
August 673,768 23.95 %
September 391,648 13.92 %
October 128,303 4.56 %
November 12,815 0.45 %
December 20,029 0.71 %

 
Love numbers and want to see more? The Public Use Statistics Office based in Denver, Colorado has all kinds of numbers -- sliced and diced every which way -- related to visitation in Yellowstone and across the National Park Service.

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